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Learning E-newsletter July 2018


Living History   The Hard Way Up @ People's History Museum 021

FREE school visit offer for Represent! exhibition

Calling all schools!  Join us for a FREE day at PHM with a performance of The Hard Way Up – A Suffragette’s Story or a Creative Writing workshop, self guided materials for the galleries and subsidised travel up to £150. This free day will help you teach the topics in our exhibition Represent! Voices 100 Years On which examines the 100 year anniversary of the Representation of People’s Act. Places are limited and sessions must be taken before February 2019; the offer includes one visit per school and is only available for schools that have not visited the museum before.  To find out more contact learning@phm.org.uk.

Bee in the City

Bee in the City

Stop off at PHM on your hunt for the beautifully decorated bees that can be found around the city. There are six bees to find with us displayed throughout the museum. These fun sculptures are painted by artists and local schools and will be on display until the end of summer. Continue the fun as you search for bees around the City on the Art trail. Join us Wed 8th August to make your own bee out of clay to take home with you.

Mon 17 September 2018   Mon 15 October 2018, WEA Battle for the Ballot @ People's History Museum

Autumn WEA courses

This Autumn, PHM will host three five-week Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) courses. These courses will discuss the topics of Peterloo, the history of opposition to fascism, and the history of public health. Each course will include a visit to the galleries and the archives at the People’s History Museum to examine the relevant materials.

NGU Family Launch @ People's History Museum

Represent! Voices 100 Years On interactives

Discover the ideas and stories in the museum’s new exhibition Represent! Voices 100 Years On with our family friendly interactives.  Try our Family Friendly quiz or pick up a Family Friendly bag with activities. You can visit the exhibition 2 June 2018 — 3 February 2019.

7 July - 9 September 2018, The Fabric of Protest exhibition @ People’s History Museum © The Fabric of Protest group

Fabric of Protest exhibition

Stop by to see the work of PHM’s monthly textile workshop, The Fabric of Protest, in the new exhibition. Collectively and individually participants have been exploring ideas of representation, current political concerns, visibility, vulnerabilities, and personal experiences of oppression.  Come join a Fabric of Protest session every 2nd Saturday.

Parliament Week

UK Parliament Week

Join in this year’s UK Parliament Week (12-18 November 2018) and celebrate 100 years since the first women got the vote! When you register you’ll get a free Partner Kit, packed with resources to help you hold a fantastic event. There are 10,000 kits to give away so sign up today!

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